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Christopher Dodd

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  • Save Plum Island From Development

    Plum Island in Long Island Sound is a remarkable place, both ecologically and scientifically. It should be made into mostly a national wildlife preserve rather than be auctioned off. Federal wheels are in motion to sell it to the highest bidder,...
  • Mark Leibovich's 'This Town' captures Washington's 'me' generation

    Political scientist Louis Brownlow once famously lauded Franklin D. Roosevelt's advisors' "passion for anonymity." Gone are the days. Today's Washington operatives more closely resemble Norma Desmond in "Sunset Blvd." — characters consumed by...
  • MPAA's Chris Dodd earned $3.3 million in 2012

    MPAA's Chris Dodd earned $3.3 million in 2012
    It was a rough year for the Motion Picture Assn. of America in 2012, but not for its chief executive. Even as Hollywood's chief lobbying group saw its losses widen in 2012, MPAA Chairman and former U.S. Sen. Chris Dodd's compensation totaled $3.3...
  • Obama praises job growth in entertainment industry

    Obama praises job growth in entertainment industry
    President Barack Obama put the klieg light on Hollywood Tuesday, crediting the motion picture and television industry for being an engine of growth and a bright spot in a recovering economy. "Entertainment is one of the bright spots of our economy,"...
  • MPAA hosts second annual Creativity Conference

    MPAA hosts second annual Creativity Conference
    Vice President Joe Biden will be among the speakers at the second annual Creativity Conference hosted today by the Motion Picture Assn. of America. The MPAA, the lobbying group that represents the major Hollywood studios, will host the half-day...
  • A Plea For Primaries

    Of the two major-party nominating conventions starting Friday, the two-day Republican conclave at Mohegan Sun in Uncasville will be by far the more interesting and more likely to leave blood on the floor. It will feature, of course, a spirited multi-...
  • Elizabeth Warren can beat Hillary Clinton [Commentary]

    Elizabeth Warren can beat Hillary Clinton [Commentary]
    Paging Elizabeth Warren: This is your moment.   In 2007, Democrats were delirious with rage about the Iraq war. Hillary Clinton, the "inevitable" presidential front-runner, had voted for the war and refused to apologize for it. Other leading...
  • Patt Morrison Asks: Hollywood's pol, Chris Dodd

    Patt Morrison Asks: Hollywood's pol, Chris Dodd
    Hollywood loves comeback stories. Will SOPA/PIPA be one of them? The anti-piracy bills that were working their way through Congress with Hollywood's blessing got tanked by a massive online campaign — petitions, website blackouts, even T-shirts. From...
  • A year in the making, consumers finally get greater protections on financial matters

    Consumer advocates aren't getting their first choice to lead the new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. Despite the setback, this is still a big week for consumer protection. Thursday is the one-year anniversary of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform...
  • Chronology of 2001 anthrax events

    Sept. 18: Envelopes containing letters and granular substances are sent to NBC News in New York and the New York Post. Both are mailed from Trenton, N.J. Sept. 22: Editorial page assistant at New York Post who opens letters to the editor notices...
  • 'Shockaholic' review: Carrie Fisher's tales electrify

    'Shockaholic' review: Carrie Fisher's tales electrify
    Carrie Fisher has done an excellent job of reinventing herself as ... Carrie Fisher, evolving from ingenue actress and geek pinup to salty, tell-it-like-it-is writer and humorist. And as Just Carrie Fisher she has a lot to say, mostly about her odd but...